Have you always dreamt of living by the sea? There is nothing quite like waking up to the sound of the ocean and being only a stone’s throw from the beach is another great benefit. Luckily for us island dwellers, there’s a lot of coastlines to choose from! From the shores of Belfast Lough to the rugged coastline of the North Coast we’re looking at the 8 best coastal homes across Northern Ireland.
1. Seaside home in Groomsport
This first property is located on its own private coastal lane, boasting a beautifully landscaped garden and unspoilt views of Belfast Lough. Recently refurbished, this property offers scope for anyone wanting to put their stamp on this little piece of paradise.
2. Detached new build, Portstewart
A modern detached family home with panoramic views of the Atlantic Ocean is hard to say no to! This property offers four spacious bedrooms, and two living rooms with that incredible view. Not only that, but there is a seafront balcony too, perfect for enjoying sunsets on these long summer evenings.
3. Sleek apartment, Portrush
You may think we’ve taken this straight from Pinterest, but this magnificent property is perched on East Strand Beach and offers 4 bedrooms, balcony and a roof garden. With breath-taking views of East Strand Beach and the Skerrie Islands, the views from this apartment are unrivalled. Not only this, but the sleek interior is the perfect balance of contemporary design and retro styling.
4. Elevated family dwelling, Ballycastle
Nestled in its very own landscaped garden and set back from the coast, this property offers an outstanding view of Ballintoy, Sheep Island and the famous North Antrim Coastline. This quaint property is also a listed B&B and offers scope for the development of self-contained self-catering accommodation – if you could bare to share it it!
5. Townhouse on the promenade, Ballyholme
Here’s another property that’s only a stone’s throw from the ocean! This five-bedroom family home offers stunning views and a bespoke kitchen. With a quirky interior, mature garden and detached garage with a loft, this property is one that you’ll not want to miss out on.
6. Spacious apartment, Dundrum
This top floor costal apartment with two bedrooms and an incredible view of the Mourne Mountains couldn’t be closer to the shore. It’s bright open plan kitchen and living room makes the most of the incredible view. The master bedroom has its own en-suite and the south facing balcony means you can enjoy the sunshine throughout the day.
7. Period residence, Newcastle
Built in 1871, Eastern Lodge is set on half an acre and has a picturesque view of Dundrum Bay. With six bedrooms and five reception rooms, you’ll be spoilt for choice when it comes to enjoying that jaw-dropping view. It’s charming period features make this property something special.
8. A blank canvas, Cultra
Finally, we’ve got something a little different. How about 1 acre of land with planning permission and uninterrupted views of Belfast Lough? Have you ever wanted to build your own home? Then this unique plot offers you the ability to create your dream home, right on the edge of Belfast Lough.
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